shopping in bangkok

Bangkok shopping guide

You might start your Bangkok shopping spree with good intentions but there's a pretty high chance you won't always buy what you need. Bangkok is a shopper's paradise with so many excellent places to shop, once you're hooked on shopping in Bangkok, you might run out of time to see...
thai silk cocoons
If you're wondering what to do in Bangkok after you've seen the sights, just walk into any shopping mall or market in Bangkok and you will see rows of silk items, from pre-cut dressmaking fabrics to neckties and cushion covers. Thai silk is as entrenched in Thailand's culture as...
Maeklong Railway Market

Maeklong Railway Market

The toothless woman behind a pile of tentacles stares at me. It's a you-look-like-a-tourist kind of stare that transcends the language barrier. I nod and point my camera elsewhere. If I had bought a kilogram of squid from the toothless lady I'm sure I'd be posting her photo here...
Baan Grood Arcadia Resort & Spa
Baan Grood is a small and very tranquil seafront town on the Gulf of Thailand in rural Prachuap Khiri Khan province. A favourite getaway place for Thai families and in-the-know Scandinavians, it is otherwise off the tourism map, especially for those seeking nightlife, theme parks, golf, shopping and “must-do”...
Swimming pool, Centara Grand Resort.
In 1923 an enterprising Siamese prince built the ornate Railway Hotel on a virgin beach at the barely-known village of Hua Hin. Fast-forward almost a century and today the prince’s hotel is still there, easily recognizable (if much expanded) and now known as the Centara Grand Hua Hin Beach...
khlong lat mayom floating market
If you're looking for markets in and around Bangkok, you've probably visited some of  Chatuchak Market or Pratunam Market. These markets are a hub of activity and popular with tourists. But if you're looking for a floating market with local appeal, not too far from the centre of bustling...